There are 3 ways to get from Bowen to Townsville by bus, train or car

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What companies run services between Bowen, QLD, Australia and Townsville, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Bowen to Townsville 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail operates a train from Bowen to Townsville 5 times a week. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail
Website
queenslandrail.com.au
Train from Bowen to Townsville
Avg. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Book at
bookings.queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bowen to Townsville
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$18 - $26
Flexifare
$27 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bowen to Townsville?

The distance between Bowen and Townsville is 172 km. The road distance is 204 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bowen to Townsville?

The cheapest way to get from Bowen to Townsville is to drive which costs $28 and takes 2 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bowen to Townsville?

The quickest way to get from Bowen to Townsville is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $35.

Is there a direct bus between Bowen and Townsville?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bowen and arriving at Townsville. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Bowen to Townsville?

The bus from Bowen to Townsville takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs three times a day.